Jai Vilas Palace

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    Location: Location: Lashkar, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 474007, India.

    Estimated Visiting Time: 1-2 hours.

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    The Jai Vilas Palace could be a nineteenth-century palace in Gwalior. This palace is also known as Jai Vilas Mahal and it was established in 1874 by Maharajadhiraj Shrimant Jayajirao Scindia Alijah Bahadur, The Maharaja of Gwalior. 

    The size of this palace is 1240771 square feet and was designed by Sir Micheal Filose.



    Jai Vilas Palace photo

    The design and the environment attracted all the visitors Very much and that’s why people wanted to visit this place again and again.

    You can seat in this beautiful place without any tension and can feel the environment. That feeling is so peaceful. You can take a deep breath there and that’s so refreshing.

    And all these things attracted all the visitors very much.

    In this place There are so many nearby attractions and here is a list of these places:

    1. Gwalior Fort.
    2. Sas Bahu Temple.
    3. Mam Singh Palace.



    Jai Vilas Palace photo

    In 1874 by Maharaja Jayajirao Scindia, Jai Vilas Palace was the residential property of the royal family of Scindia. This palace was converted into a Museum by Rajmata Shrimant Vijayaraje Scindia in the memory of Sriman. 

    On 12th 1964 December the president, Dr.Sarvapally Radhakrishna of India inaugurated the S.H. Maharaja Jiwajirao Public Museum Scindia.

    Inside/Outside Views

    This palace is one of the most beautiful attractions in India and there is a well-equipped library in the Museum that contains Around 5000 books. This place is also known to house a collection of gadgets and antiques coming from the old times.

    This place was divided into different sections which depended on the type of collection of the preserve. 

    On the outside, this place is so beautiful. It’s surrounded by many trees which look so good.

    Opening Hours

    10.00 am to 4.30 pm is the visiting time of this place.

    Entry & Others Fees

    The entry fees of this place are:

    • For Indians: INR 150.
    • For foreigners: INR 800.

    Entry fees are free for children up to five years and differently-abled visitors.

    How to Reach

    By Air: Gwalior Airport is the airport from this place. So after reaching the airport you can take a taxi or cab to reach this place.

    By Rail: Gwalior Junction is the nearest railway station to this place. You can easily reach there by train. 

    By Road: You can hire a car or take a bus to reach this place. It is the way to reach there.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should carry your necessary things.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes it’s safe.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed in this place.

    • For camera or mobile phone: Rs. 100.
    • For the video camera: Rs. 300.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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